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Emergency Preparedness Guides

Explore emergency preparedness guides to help you prepare your business for the unexpected​.​

Prepare Your Business for Emergencies

Small Business Flood Risk Explained - Understand Your Flood Risk

​​Flooding can be financially devastating for small business owners. Learn how you can protect your operations and livelihood.​​​ ​Ensure that your ​company​ continues to operate during and after an unexpected even​t here.

Prepare for a Power Outage

Bad weather is the most common reason for power outages. Traffic, construction accidents​,​ and animals also can damage electric equipment and interrupt power.
​​Learn ​​​​​​​how to prepare for a power outage​​ to keep your business up and running.

Cybersecurity Toolkit

More than 43​ percent​%​ of cyber-attacks are targeted at small businesses. Most businesses aren't prepared to respond to an incident,​ ​or aware of tools and best practices that can be used to protect against common threats. Explore free and effective tools you can use today to reduce your business' cyber risk.

Prepare for Extreme Heat

Extreme heat often results in the highest annual number of deaths among all weather-related hazards.
Learn how you and your ​​​​​​team​​​​​​​ can stay safe.​​

Emergency Planning Worksheets

Be ready for action:
Create a business continuity and emergency activation plan.
Hoja de cálculo para planificación de emergencia de SBS

Cybersecurity Information and Resources

​​Learn​​​​​ ​​​​​​​how to protect your business, customers, and data from growing cybersecurity threats.​​

NYC’s Hazard Mitigation Plan

Hazard mitigation is cost-effective and sustained action taken to reduce the long-term risk to human life, property, and infrastructure from hazards. It is estimated that for every $1 dollar invested in hazard mitigation, $6 is saved in the long-term.
NYC’s Hazard Mitigation Plan identifies the hazards that pose a risk to the city and actions City agencies are taking to reduce the impacts of these hazards.